Thornton 01530 230807
Weekly Report ending 22nd April
111 rods recorded 337 trout for the week for a rod average 3
Buzzer, cruncher and diawl bach patterns caught the majority of this weeks catch with a large number of trout to be found at the top of the Thornton arm and the bottom of the Markfield arm down to and beyond the farm bank
Notable trout this week G Over caught a 4lb8oz rainbow, M Chapman 4lb 8oz, A Court 4lb 8oz, T Green caught 2 at 4lb and one at 3lb, J Gunby 4lb, T Lorrimer 4lb 8oz, with some of these fish overwintered
Buzzer hatches are improving although the hatches currently may only last an hour anglers report trout feeding hard and are on the rise during these hatches
Boat & bank anglers are both catching trout from the shallows of the Thornton arm opposite the lodge along the wood bank down the Markfield arm past the lonesome pine to the farm bank.
If your coming to fish the bank we recommend you bring waders.
With the clocks changing our last 4 hour permit offers excellent value fishing from 4pm – 8pm
Main Gate, Lodge & Bank Fishing open 7.30am
Boats Available from 8.30am
Part Day Boats 8.30 – 2.00pm / 2.00pm – 8.15pm
All Anglers offsite by 8.30pm
For more up to date information and to book a boat call the lodge on 01530 230807
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